Freelance Online Journalist

Recruiter
Ibrar Khalid
Location
Southampton
Salary
Up to £200 per article
Posted
20 Sep 2017
Closes
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

We are looking for passionate online journalists to be in charge of spreading the amazing, compelling and disruptive story of Blasting News. The story of journalism by the people, for the people!

Blasting News UK, the world’s largest and fastest growing social news magazine with more than 100 million unique users per month and ranked 120th most visited website in the world, according to Alexa ranking.

Responsibilities

  • Publish high-quality news and stories about the topics covered by Blasting News including: Breaking News, Business/Finance, Sport, Showbiz & TV, Style, Entertainment and Tech.
  • Use a variety of formats, such as written articles, videos, photos and audio.
  • Share and promote the news on social media platforms and through social networks (such as Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Youtube) to increase the number of the readers.
  • Written content and videos are commissioned by the editorial staff on a daily basis.
  • Possibility to become part of the senior editorial team of Blasting News to check the news of all the contributors and to create the openings for the home page.
  • Job location: Anywhere. The writer is not required to be in an office.
  • Working hours: Flexible.

About You

  • Significant experience in creating written contents and video
  • Extremely passionate about innovative online media paradigms, social journalism and democracy in the information system.
  • Strong knowledge of publishing content on the web.
  • Strong knowledge in video making.
  • Ability to verify sources and fact-check articles.
  • SEO skills.
  • Real interest in social media marketing.